The mission of the playwright is to look in his heart and write, to write whatever concerns him at the moment; to write with passion and conviction. Of course the measure of the man will be the measure of the play.
|Robert||Anderson||Theatre Arts Mar 58|
When you're a young man, Macbeth is a character part. When you're older, it's a straight part.
|Laurence||Olivier||Theatre Arts May 58|
Asking a working writer what he thinks about critics is like asking a lamppost what it feels about dogs.
|John||Osborne||Time, 31 October 1977|
Never not dare to hang yourself. That's the only way you grow in your profession. You must continually attempt things that you think are beyond you, or you get into a complete rut.
|Charles||Laughton||Wikipedia (under Bette Davis)|